18 February 2020
It has been over a month since Realme unveiled its first-ever truly wireless earphones named Realme Buds Air. These earphones have received positive feedback from fans as well as critics, especially for what they bring to the table for the asking price. Realme has now announced Google Fast Pair support for Realme Buds Air.
Google Fast Pair is a technology that relies on Bluetooth LE (Low Energy) for discovering new Bluetooth devices. It does so without consuming a lot of battery and also enables a seamless connection between the two devices. Once the initial pairing part is done, it allows for a quick connection without requiring users to go to Bluetooth settings. It requires devices with either Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) or the Hands-Free Profile (HFP) and support for Bluetooth v4.2 or higher.
In respect to Realme Buds Air, Realme has mentioned that the user should have an Android device running at least Android Marshmallow. It has added another mandatory requirement is that one should turn on location settings on the device. If these conditions are met, you can proceed with the rest of the procedures.
Step 1: Turn on Bluetooth on your smartphone and also put the Realme Buds Air in pairing mode by pressing the button on the case for up to five seconds.
Step 2: You will get a pop-up on the top of the display for establishing a connection between the phone and earbuds.
Step 3: Tap the pop-up to start the pairing process and wait for the same to get completed.
Once it is done, you will see another pop-up confirming that Realme Buds Air is connected to the smartphone. This is only a one-time process and in the future, you will only need to open up the buds case and turn the Bluetooth on. The buds will get connected to the phone automatically.